Über den Autor
Dr. Timothy Howard is a Senior Research Scientist conducting space physics research at the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado. He received his PhD in Space and Plasma Physics from the University of Newcastle (Australia) in 2003. He has been a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Space Physics at the National Solar Observatory, Montana State University, and Solar Physics at the University of Birmingham (UK). He has published over 30 refereed publications in various astrophysics and solar science journals and has had work presented at over 50 national and international meetings.
Chapter 1: Introduction.- Chapter 2: History.- Chapter 3: Summary of Spacecraft.- Chapter 4: How We Observe CMEs.- Chapter 5: Geometry of CMEs and ICMEs.- Chapter 6: Radio Astronomical Techniques.- Chapter 7: Associated Phenomena.- Chapter 8: CME Onset and Initial Acceleration.- Chapter 9: CME Evolution.- Chapter 10: Interaction With the Earth and Other Planets - Contribution to Space Weather.- Chapter 11: Summary and Discussion.- Glossary.- Index.
Brings together solar physics, heliospheric physics, and magnetospheric physics, three traditionally separate fields of study Accessible to beginning graduate students who are trying to master difficult fundamental concepts Discusses instruments used for studying solar phenomena and space weather effects on Earth and other planets